Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Binning, Robert Jeffrey[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]

Male 1882 - 1934  (52 years)


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  • Name Binning, Robert Jeffrey 
    • VARIANT NAME: Binning, Robert Jaffrey.
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 27 Apr 1882  Listowel, Perth County, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    • The 1911 Canada indicates a birth date of Jul 1882 in Ontario while his Ontario death registration record gives a birth date of 23 Apr 1882.
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1907  Moose Jaw, SK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Porter's Art Store and Photographic Studio
    Moose Jaw, SK
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year Jul 1907-1922  Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 24 Oct 1934  Kitchener, Waterloo County, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Buried Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo County, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Prest and Company (Relationship: Predecessor) 
    Person ID I2169  Camera Workers | B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2021 

  • Documents
    R.J. Binning's ad following his acquisition of the Prest Photo Company, <i>Cranbrook Herald</i>, 4 Jul 1907, p. 5.
    R.J. Binning's ad following his acquisition of the Prest Photo Company, Cranbrook Herald, 4 Jul 1907, p. 5.
    News item about R.J. Binning's purchase of Prest and Company, <i>Cranbrook Herald</i>, 27 Jun 1907, p. 5.
    News item about R.J. Binning's purchase of Prest and Company, Cranbrook Herald, 27 Jun 1907, p. 5.
    R.J. 'Bob' Binning's ad about the sale of studio to W. Barton, <i>Cranbrook Herald</i>, 11 May 1922, p. 6.
    R.J. "Bob" Binning's ad about the sale of studio to W. Barton, Cranbrook Herald, 11 May 1922, p. 6.
    R.J. Binning news item about his departure and W. Barton taking over his business, <i>Cranbrook Herald</i>, 11 May 1922, p. 6.
    R.J. Binning news item about his departure and W. Barton taking over his business, Cranbrook Herald, 11 May 1922, p. 6.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: His employer immediately prior to moving to Cranbrook in 1907 was Porter's Art Store and Photographic Studio in Moose Jaw, SK, where he managed the photo department. He purchased the Cranbrook business of Prest and Company in late June 1907 and operated it for nearly 20 years, following which he moved to Ontario.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Fonds PR-1792 - Allan H. DeWolf fonds; Series MS-2960 - Career and family photographs; Prints

    2. [S995] Cranbrook Herald, 5, 27 Jun 1907.
      News item

    3. [S995] Cranbrook Herald, 5, 4 Jul 1907.
      Ad

    4. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1908, 1916, 1920.
      Cranbrook

    5. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 17, Enumeration Sub-district no. 41 in Cranbrook, p. 7, line 34

    6. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 718.
      Cranbrook: Binning Robert J photographer

    7. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 145.
      Cranbrook: Binning R J photographer

    8. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 191.
      Cranbrook: Binning R J photographer

    9. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 163.
      Cranbrook: Binning R J photographer

    10. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 142.
      Cranbrook: Binning R J photographer

    11. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 161.
      Cranbrook: Binning R J photographer

    12. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923).
      Cranbrook: not listed

    13. [S397] Phillips (1997), Glen C. Phillips, (London, Ont.: Iron Gate Publishing, 1997; 2nd printing, 2002), 122.
      Moose Jaw: Porter's Art Store and Photographic Studio: 1907

    14. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Ontario, Canada Births, 1832-1914

    15. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Province of BC, District no. 9, Sub-district no. Cranbrook, Enumeration district no. 6 in City of Cranbrook, South of Louis Street, p. 34, line 3

    16. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      Robert Binning
      URL (accessed 23 Jul 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/discoveryui-content/view/4822775:60527

    17. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).

      Source Citation
      Archives of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Collection: MS935; Reel: 494
      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1948